Transport & mobility projects – Page 5

  • King of Prussia Rail Project impression
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    SEPTA invites proposals for King of Prussia Rail Project

    2022-05-13T05:00:00Z

    USA: Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority has issued a request for proposals for the third and final design phase of the King of Prussia Rail Project. The planned 6·4 km extension of Philadelphia’s Norristown High Speed Line third-rail interurban line to King of Prussia would add five ...

  • East San Fernando Valley Transit Corridor light rail line map
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    Federal funding planned for East San Fernando Valley light rail project

    2022-05-12T09:42:00Z

    USA: The Federal Transit Administration has issued a letter of intent to allocate funding for first phase of Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority’s East San Fernando Valley Transit Corridor light rail line. The planned 10·7 km line would provide a north – south connection between ...

  • Milano Line 4 project
    Metro Report International

    Italian metro and tram projects allocated funding

    2022-05-06T05:00:00Z

    ITALY: The national government has allocated a total of €4·7bn from the 2022 national budget to fund metro construction in Milano, Napoli, Torino, Genova and Roma, and tram projects in Roma. In Milano, €180m has been allocated for the western extension of metro Line 1 from ...

  • Odense tram
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    Odense tramway handed over with opening expected this month

    2022-05-04T08:00:00Z

    DENMARK: The Odense tramway is set to open at the end of May, after the contractor formally handed the project over to owner Odense Letbane when regulatory approval for operation was received on April 26. In June 2017 the CME consortium led by COMSA with subcontractors ...

  • CAF tram in Granada
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    Granada light rail expansion gets underway

    2022-04-29T14:00:00Z

    SPAIN: Surveys have begun ahead of a call for tenders for construction of an extension to Granada’s light rail line, and an order for additional trams has been confirmed. Ayesa and Pontem Engineering Services are undertaking geotechnical surveys for the 4·6 km, six-stop southern extension between ...

  • Poznan tram extension opening (2)
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    Tram parade opens Poznań extension

    2022-04-28T05:00:00Z

    POLAND: The latest phase of a tramway extension along ul Naramowice in the north of Poznań has opened for revenue service, following an opening ceremony on April 23 which included a parade of historic trams. Initially served by route 10, the double-track extension starts at the ...

  • CAF tram for the Purple Line project in the Maryland suburbs of Washington DC.
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    Financial close means Maryland Purple Line works can resume

    2022-04-26T07:33:00Z

    USA: Major construction works on Maryland’s Purple Line light rail project are set to resume, after PPP concessionaire Purple Line Transit Partners reached financial close on a funding package. This covers completion of the line and future operations and maintenance. Opening of the 26 km orbital ...

  • Grand Paris Express
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    Grand Paris Express Line 17 viaduct contract awarded

    2022-04-25T05:00:00Z

    FRANCE: A consortium of NGE Génie Civil, NGE Bâtiment, NGE Fondations, Cimolai and Guintoli Grands Projets has been awarded a €327·9m contract to build a 5·5 km elevated section of Grand Paris Express automated metro Line 17 between Gonesse and Tremblay-en-France, to the north of Paris. ...

  • Opening of the Istanbul metro M2 extension.
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    Turkish government seeks to extend control over urban rail investment

    2022-04-21T05:37:00Z

    TURKEY: The Ministry of Transport & Communications is seeking to become both owner and operator of new urban railways it is funding, instead of handing over operation and management of the completed assets to city municipalities as has happened in the past.

  • Minneapolis Blue Line extension route modification map April 2022
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    Minneapolis Blue Line extension route recommended

    2022-04-19T14:40:00Z

    USA: Following two years of stakeholder consultation and technical analysis, Minneapolis Metropolitan Council and Hennepin County have published a recommended route for the Metro Blue Line light rail extension. This would extend the Blue Line north from Target Field stop, running along West Broadway Avenue in ...

  • Impression of interurban light rail stop at Government City (Kiryat Hamemshala) in Nazareth
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    Haifa – Nazareth interurban light rail invitations to tender issued

    2022-04-19T14:38:00Z

    ISRAEL: Project promoter Trans Israel has issued invitations to tender for the concession to finance, design and build the railway systems and rolling stock for the 41 km Nofit interurban light rail line between Haifa and Nazareth, and to operate the future services for 25 years. ...

  • Tunnelier2
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    France: Éole makes a critical breakthrough

    2022-04-19T11:00:00Z

    The completion of tunnelling works for the western extension of Paris RER Line E paves the way for the start of revenue services on the first section in mid-2023, as Project Director Xavier Gruz explains to Jérémie Anne.

  • West Midlands Metro tram
    Metro Report International

    BowTie supports West Midlands metro expansion project

    2022-04-19T05:00:00Z

    UK: The Midland Metro Alliance which is expanding the West Midlands Metro light rail network has used BowTieXP software to develop a comprehensive database of risk assessments on the Edgbaston Village and Wolverhampton station extensions. Developed for the Light Rail Safety Standards Board, the software is ...

  • Parc Bit
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    Palma metro extension approved

    2022-04-18T05:00:00Z

    SPAIN: Plans to extend the Palma metro 1·4 km from Universitat de les Illes Balears west to the Parc Bit science and technology area have been approved by the regional government. An invitation to tender is expected to be issued soon. The project is budgeted at ...

  • Grand Paris Express Line 18 map
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    Grand Paris Express Line 18 tunnelling contract awarded

    2022-04-14T08:13:00Z

    FRANCE: A consortium of Ferrovial, Spie Batignolles Génie Civil and Spie Batignolles Valérian has been awarded a €438m contract to build a section of Grand Paris Express automated metro Line 18. The contract announced on April 11 includes boring 6·7 km of tunnel between Saint-Quentin Est ...

  • Warszawa tram extension map
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    Warszawa tramway extension contract signed

    2022-04-12T05:00:00Z

    POLAND: Warszawa tram operator Tramwaje Warszawskie and contractor Budimex have signed a 685m złoty agreement for the construction of a tramway extension from ul Puławska to a terminus near ul Adama Branickiego in the Wilanów district in the south of the city. The project includes the ...

  • Agra
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    L&T awarded Agra metro electrification contract

    2022-04-11T05:00:00Z

    INDIA: Uttar Pradesh Metro Rail Corp has awarded Larsen & Toubro a contract to design, supply, install, test and commission the 750 V DC third rail systems including substations and power supplies for Agra metro Corridors 1 and 2. The 36-month project will be funded by ...

  • Paris Metro Line 11 Alstom MP14 rubber-tyred trainset (3)
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    MP14 trainsets tested on Paris Line 11 extension

    2022-04-08T11:15:00Z

    FRANCE: Test running with new five-car MP14 rubber-tyred trainsets has started on the eastern extension of Paris metro Line 11, transport authority Île-de-France Mobilités and operator RATP announced on April 6. The new sets for Line 11 are the third batch of MP14 stock to be ...

  • Tunnel boring machine ‘Mireille’ broke through into the station to be greeted by the mayors of Clichy-sous-Bois and Montfermeil
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    ‘Mireille’ breaks through on Paris Line 16

    2022-04-01T11:01:00Z

    FRANCE: Celebrations at the site of the future Clichy-Montfermeil station on March 29 marked a milestone in the construction of automated metro Line 16 as part of the Grand Paris Express project. After boring 2·2 km from the Bel-Air worksite in Chelles, tunnel boring machine ‘Mireille’ ...

  • Praha hostivar_dpp_render
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    Praha tram project gets underway

    2022-04-01T05:00:00Z

    CZECH REPUBLIC: Eurovia has begun work on a KC200m six-month project to build the Depo Hostivař tram stop and turning circle close to the eastern terminus of Praha metro Line A. New track will provide a triangular junction at the intersection of ul Černokostelecka and ul ...